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Why U.S. Housing Hasn't Recovered

The other day I received an email from a fellow blogger who was wondering why the US Housing market wasn’t doing better.

He hails from Canada and apparently Housing in Canada is still strong without the benefits of mortgage interest deductibility and most of Canadians only lock in mortgage rates for 5 years. 1,300 more words

Finance

Incomes back to pre (Great Horse Manure) crisis levels

Average household income in UK has returned to levels not seen since before the Great Horse Manure Crisis of the late 1800s according to figures released today. 82 more words

News

Living standards to bounce back. Dakara nani?

The Institute of Fiscal Studies survey reported by the FT today might make comfy reading for the UK finance minister seeking re-election at the polls in May but scratch and sniff the latest “feel good” numbers we have been presented by the venerable think-tank and you might challenge the hype. 272 more words

Why Another Recession Is Coming - In English

Friends, here is a tutorial on how we got here and how to prepare for the worst.


Easy Money

The Federal Reserve (Fed) offered Quantitative Easing (QE) 3 times.  508 more words

Futures

Study: Suicide Rates Among Middle-Aged Adults Have Sharply Increased

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, suicide rates among adults ages 40-64 have increased about 40 percent since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007. 195 more words

News

Work Sharing: How to Make Canada (A Bit) More Recession Proof

Zach Lewsen

At the onset of the 2008 recession, Canadian employment trends took a turn for the worse. In particular, the manufacturing sector — linked to the contagious financial downturn south of the border — saw thousands of layoffs. 1,008 more words

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